Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider
  • College Basketball
  • January 18, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

MAAC Basketball Coaches Rank the Best Jobs in the Conference

This is the latest in Stadium’s “Conference Chain of Command” series in which we polled a handful of veteran coaches in every league to determine the best JOBS in each league, all the way down to the ones that are the most difficult. Here are the eight categories that were utilized to determine the overall […]

  • College Basketball
  • January 17, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Goody Bag: Top 12 Most Disappointing Teams, Kermit Davis’ First Text, NC State/NET & More

MOST DISAPPOINTING TEAMS 1) UCLA (10-7, 3-1 PAC-12) – It was so bad that the Bruins made a move mid-season with Steve Alford. That’s really all you need to know. What’s Wrong? – “Charmin soft. All you have to do is punch them, and they won’t punch back. The (Jaylen) Hands kid is much better […]

  • College Basketball
  • January 11, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

MAC College Basketball Coaches Rank the Best Jobs in the Conference

This is the latest in Stadium’s “Conference Chain of Command” series in which we polled a handful of veteran coaches in every league to determine the best JOBS in each league, all the way down to the ones that are the most difficult. Here are the eight categories that were utilized to determine the overall […]

  • College Basketball
  • January 10, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Goody Bag: Lawyer Says Audio Files Will Ignite Next Trials

Tony Bland and Book Richardson won’t go to trial, and it’s unlikely Lamont Evans will, either. However, that does NOT mean college coaches who have had shady conversations with Christian Dawkins or Merl Code can breathe easy. On the contrary. Dawkins is headed to trial again in April, and this time his lawyer says to […]

  • College Basketball
  • January 8, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Zion Williamson Leads Stadium’s Ultimate Player of the Year Race

We put together an elite group of voters: 10 media members who follow the game from 10 different outlets. They will vote each month to compile Stadium’s Ultimate Player of the Year Race, a weekly look at the top players in the country. Here’s an update from our esteemed panel on the National Player of […]

  • College Basketball
  • January 7, 2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Kansas Loses Starting Big Man Udoka Azubuike For the Rest of the Season

Kansas big man Udoka Azubuike is done for the rest of the season due to a torn ligament in his right hand. The 7-foot, 280-pound junior was averaging 13.4 points and 6.8 rebounds in nine games this season, and more importantly, the Jayhawks (12-2) have won all nine games in which the much-improved Azubuike had […]

  • College Basketball
  • December 31, 2018
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

College Hoops 2018-19 Mid-Season Transfer List

Now that I’m allowed to do the transfer list again, I’ll do what I used to do: keep the most updated and comprehensive version of those leaving for what they hope are greener pastures. Remember, walk-ons are NOT included on the list. When I first started compiling this list about a decade ago, there were […]

  • December 28, 2018
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Goody Bag: Zion, Penny, the Poor Pac-12 & More

We’re nearly two months into the college hoops season, and it’s time to recap the key storylines as we flip the calendar to 2019 and conference play gets going for everyone. Here are a dozen things that you need to know: There’s no clear-cut frontrunner to cut down the nets as we enter 2019. Duke […]

  • College Basketball
  • December 28, 2018
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Horizon League Coaches Rank the Best Jobs in the Conference

Here are the eight categories that were utilized to determine the overall rankings. Tradition – The history of the program Media Exposure – Games on national television Game Atmosphere – Includes attendance Budget/Resources – Includes coaches’ salaries, recruiting budget, travel budget, private planes, cost of attendance, etc. Buy Games – Programs who are bought the […]

  • College Basketball
  • December 23, 2018
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Kentucky Scores First Resume Win of Season by Defeating UNC

CHICAGO — John Calipari and his staff do their best to block out the noise, but there’s no way that this version of the young Kentucky Wildcats wasn’t well-aware that Big Blue Nation was getting restless and impatient. Not after that loss that rang in the college hoops season. It’s one that no one will […]

  • College Basketball
  • December 23, 2018
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Pressure Mounts on Steve Alford After UCLA Falls to Ohio State

CHICAGO — It’s likely just matter of time for Steve Alford in Westwood. UCLA did show some toughness and fight on Saturday afternoon at the United Center, but there is no such thing as a moral victory. Not with this program. Sure, the expectations are completely out of whack when it comes to the Bruins. […]

  • College Basketball
  • December 21, 2018
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Ivy League Basketball Coaches Rank the Best Jobs in the Conference

This is the latest in Stadium’s “Conference Chain of Command” series in which we polled a handful of veteran coaches in every league to determine the best JOBS in each league, all the way down to the ones that are the most difficult. Here are the nine categories that were utilized to determine the overall […]

  • College Basketball
  • December 21, 2018
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Freshman Tre Jones Quietly Leads Duke to a Victory Over Texas Tech

NEW YORK — Jimmy Butler was sitting courtside at Madison Square Garden, grinning from ear to ear after making the trip from Philadelphia just to get a glimpse of the Duke freshman. This was a blast for Butler. The kid was all over the court, making big-time shots and also coming up with key stops […]

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